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Past Events

This is a list of some of the past events organized, hosted, or sponsored, by the ACLU of Utah. 

2nd Annual Faith in Reform Summit

09 February 2016 Published in Past Events
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 13, Weber State University, Ogden,  8:30 AM TO 3:30 PM. This day-long gathering is for all activists, advocates, community members, students, professionals and others who are working for Criminal Justice Reform in Utah. At the Shepherd Union Building (in the Sky Room) on the campus of Weber State University in beautiful Ogden, UT Open (and free!) to all advocates, community members, students, professionals and others working for Criminal Justice Reform in Utah. Don't miss out - register today to reserve your FREE spot (with free breakfast & lunch)! Hosted by: ACLU of Utah, Calvary Baptist Church, the Catholic Diocese of Salt Lake, Journey of Hope, the Utah Prisoner Advocate Network, and the American Democracy Project In January 2015, our first ever Faith in Reform "mini-Summit," held at Salt Lake Community College's Taylorsville Campus, was such a positive experience that the event planners have decided to go for it again in 2016! One major bit of feedback we received about last year's "mini-Summit" was that it didn't really need to be quite so "mini." ...SO we have slightly expanded our format, to allow for slightly longer workshops and to give all attendees a chance to check out all offered workshops. We're also…

Community Lobby Training

09 February 2016 Published in Past Events
We have reached capacity and are not accpeting any new participants  now. It will be a standing room only event!  

Symposium on the School-to-Prison Pipeline

13 January 2016 Published in Past Events
Saturday, January 30, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, U of U S.J. Quinney College of Law

Youth Leadership and Activism Conference

12 January 2016 Published in Past Events
February 6, 2016, Salt Lake City.  A collaborative conference for youth on how to engage in civic activism and help end Utah's school-to-prison pipeline.

Free Screening Of Award Winning Film And Discussion On Police Militarization

06 November 2015 Published in Past Events
Peace Officer validates that military weapons create military mindsets. Wednesday, November 18, 7:30PM, at Megaplex at The Gateway, SLC. 

Membership Meeting And Open House

01 November 2015 Published in Past Events
Wednesday, November 4, 5:30 - 7:00 PM At the ACLU of Utah office, 355 N. 300 W. in SLC.

Free Film Screening with Q&A: Voices From Within - A Documentary

19 October 2015 Published in Past Events
Mon. October 19, 6:00 PM, SLC Library Auditorium, 210 East 400 South

Speak Up and Speak Out! Invest In Public Education Not Prison Cultivation

01 October 2015 Published in Past Events
October 7, 5:30 - 8:00 pm, Law & Justice Center, 645 South 200 East, Salt Lake City, UT

Can religious liberty and LGBTQ civil rights co-exist?

29 September 2015 Published in Past Events
Debate, 6:00 pm Wednesday, October 7, 2015, S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah

Decision Day Rally!

26 June 2015 Published in Past Events
Some photos from the Decision Day Rally on Friday, June 26.Some photos from the Decision Day Rally on Friday, June 26.

The ACLU Was “Out For Freedom!” at the Utah Pride Parade & Festival

08 June 2015 Published in Past Events
We had a blast walking in the Pride Parade on Sunday, June 7, thanks to all of our supporters who joined us to celebrate. Check out our photos!

ACLU of Utah Bill of Rights Breakfast Celebration

18 May 2015 Published in Past Events
We are grateful to all of our incredible supporters and friends who joined us for a wonderful early morning event to celebrate and honor some of the civil liberties heroes in our State.

Public Dialogue on Civilian Review Boards

03 May 2015 Published in Past Events
Saturday, June 13. 10:00 - 11:30 a.m., Salt Lake Community College, South City Campus, Multi-purpose Room

UPDATED (w/Materials): Public Forum on Utah Board of Pardons & Parole

14 April 2015 Published in Past Events
Many thanks to the 120+ guests who joined us on April 16, 2015 at the Utah Law and Justice Center for a Public Forum on the Utah Board of Pardons and Parole, jointly presented by the Utah Assoc. of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Libertas Institute and ACLU of Utah. As we promised the evening of this event, we are providing here on this webpage some of the materials that were shared there. We are also happy to share a link to the video recording of the forum (with thanks to Libertas for filming!): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wmSS6yD0gK4&feature=youtu.be At the bottom of this page, you will find the following materials: Keith Hamilton's PowerPoint presentation, "A PRACTICAL PRIMER ON UTAH’S INDETERMINATE SENTENCING STRUCTURE AND THE BOARD OF PARDONS AND PAROLE." Sharel Reber's handout, "Board Decision Process, Factors and Considerations."

Annual Civil Liberties Forum: Ogden's “Good” Landlord Act

01 April 2015 Published in Past Events
Monday, April 13, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM, Weber State University, Shepherd Union, Ballroom C, 3910 W Campus Dr, Ogden. 

Love the ACLU - Give to the ACLU

23 March 2015 Published in Past Events
A 24 hour online fundraising event on March 26, 2015.

#RaceMattersUtah

23 February 2015 Published in Past Events
Below are some great photos from the amazing #‎RaceMattersUtah event Thanks to all of the amazing people who shared their art, stories, dance, music, poetry, spoken word, and experiences about race & culture in Utah. And, thanks to all of sponsoring organizations and the community members that came to participate.     Post by Racially Just Utah. Tell Your Story: Race | Culture | Identity Spoken word. Music. Poetry. Dance. Storytelling. We want to hear your stories and experiences dealing with race, culture & identity in Utah. Presented by Racially Just Utah and Raise Your Pen Coalition FREE & open to the public. There will be spoken word, music, poetry, dance, and storytelling performances concerning race, culture, and identity in Utah.  6-6:30 p.m.: Come meet people! Refreshments will be served. 6:30-9 p.m.: Open Mic! Performances from Utah students, professionals & community members. Location: Sugar Space At River District, 130 South 800 West, Salt Lake City, Utah Send questions to Racially Just Utah. Invite your friends and bring your family by sharing the Facebook event page! We hope to see you there. This amazing event is co-sponsored:- Racially Just Utah - Raise Your Pen Coalition - ACLU of  Utah - Inclusion Center for…

Rally for Reform

03 February 2015 Published in Past Events
February 10, 12:00 pm, South steps of the Utah State Capitol building, Salt Lake City.

Citizen Lobbyist Training

30 January 2015 Published in Past Events
Monday, February 2, 6:00 - 8:00 pm, Utah Capitol Building, Board Room #240, Salt Lake City

Youth Leadership and Activism Conference

15 January 2015 Published in Past Events
We had a fantastic conference and are grateful to all of the youth participants as well as the co-sponsoring organizations. Inspired Youth Activists Ready to Make Their Mark on the World >> - written by a Highland High School student reporter for their school newspaper Photos & tweets from student participants and co-sponsoring organizations >>. Photos on Facebook >>   January 24, 8:30am - 5:00pm, Spencer Fox Eccles Business Building, Level 5, University of Utah